On 6 December 1988, Verbundgesellschaft was partly privatized. At the time, 49% of the share capital was admitted for official trading on the Vienna Stock Exchange. 51% of the share capital is owned by the Republic of Austria. The VERBUND share is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange and is also available in the U.S. (in the scope of an ADR program).
Ever since going public, the VERBUND share has proved to be a long-term and profitable investment. We therefore attach great importance to ensuring investors have long-term confidence. The Investor Relations team from VERBUND informs our shareholders in a transparent and timely manner, giving them a true and fair view of the company’s position.
|Numbers of shares issued||347,415,686|
|Share capital (Euro)||347,415,686
|American Depositary Receipts (ADR)||1 ADR = 0.2 ordinary shares
VERBUND's Shareholder Structure
The shareholding structure of VERBUND is essentially characterized by the majority shareholding that is held by the Republic of Austria. Under constitutional law, 51% of the share capital of VERBUND AG must remain in the ownership of the Republic of Austria. More than 30% of the share capital is in the ownership of regional energy suppliers. Less than 20% of the share capital is in free float.